Energy, Mines and Resources

Energy, Mines & Resources

Robert E. Leckie Award nominations

Nominate a mining operation for their excellence in environmental stewardship, outstanding social responsibility, and leadership and innovation in overall process.

This year's deadline is Friday, October 19, 2018.

Get a personal firewood permit online

You can now get your Forest Resources Permit to cut firewood for personal use online. The permit is free and authorizes you to cut up to 25 m3 (11 cords) of firewood for uses such as heating your home. Failure to have a permit or carry it with you when cutting or transporting wood can result in fines, confiscation of the wood and other charges.

Energy, Mines and Resources news

Amendments to Territorial Lands and Forest Resources Acts tabled
October 1, 2018 - Proposed amendments to close loopholes and increase fines for violations under the Forestry and Territorial Lands acts were tabled today.

Quartz Mining Act amendments deferred
October 1, 2018 - Results of the public engagement on a proposed amendment to the Quartz Mining Act are available online.

Consultation on Final Recommended Plan for the Peel Watershed begins
September 24, 2018 - The parties working together to complete the Regional Land Use Plan for the Peel Watershed are seeking input on the Final Recommended Plan.